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H.W. Brands

H. W. Brands holds the Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in History at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written a dozen biographies and histories for Doubleday, two of which "The First American" and "Traitor to His Class," were finalists for the for the Pulitzer Prize in biography. "The General vs. the President" was a New York Times best-seller.

His new book is "Heirs of the Founders."


Heirs of the Founders
History / Biography
November 2018
ISBN 9780385542531
432 pages
$30.00, INSTORE
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From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how America's second generation of political giants--Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John Calhoun--battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and decide the shape of our democracy. More/less

The General Vs. the President
History / Biography
October 2017
ISBN 9780385540575
448 pages
$30.00, INSTOCK
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From master storyteller and historian H. W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. More/less

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